Sayles' Annotated Civil Statutes of the State of Texas Volume 2

Sayles' Annotated Civil Statutes of the State of Texas Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1897 edition. Excerpt: ...shall be filled by the commissioners' court until the next succeeding general election. ART. 4911. 4533 Bond and oath. Every person who may be elected to the office of constable shall, before entering upon the duties of the oflice, give a bond with two or more good and sufiiclent sureties, to be approved by the commissioners' court of his county, for such sum as may be directed by said court, not less than five nor more than fifteen hundred dollars, payable to the governor and his successors in oilice, conditioned for the faithful performance of all the duties required of him by law; and shall also take and subscribe the oath of office prescribed by the constitution, which shall be indorsed on said bond together with the certificate of the officer administering the same; which bond and oath shall be recorded in the ofiice of the clerk of the county court, and deposited in said office; said bond shall not be void on the first recovery, but may be sued on from time to time in the name of the party injured until the whole amount thereof is recovered. Act May 12, 1874, p. 251, 2; P. D. 981. An-r. 4912. 4534 May act without commission. Whenever any person is elected or appointed to the ofiice of constable and has given bond and taken the oath prescribed in the preceding article, he may enter at once upon the duties of the office, and his acts shall be as valid in law as if he had been duly commissioned. An-r. 4913. 4535 Neglect to qualify.. Whenever any person elected constable shall neglect or refuse to give bond and take the oath of office as required in the precedin articles Within twenty days after notice of his election, the oilice shall be eeined vacant, and the commissioners' court of the countv shall fill the...
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  • Paperback | 780 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 39mm | 1,365g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236911784
  • 9781236911780